Definitions for holdingˈhoʊl dɪŋ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word holding
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of one that holds.
a section of land leased or otherwise tenanted, esp. for agricultural purposes.
Often, holdings. legally owned property, as securities.
holdings, the collection of books, periodicals, and other materials in a library.
Category: Library Science
the illegal obstruction of an opponent, as in football, basketball, or ice hockey, by use of the hands, arms, or stick.
Origin of holding:
retention, keeping, holding(noun)
the act of retaining something
property, belongings, holding(noun)
something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
"that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.
A determination of law made by a court.
A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining
a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another
that which holds, binds, or influences
the burden or chorus of a song
The holding is a court's determination of a matter of law based on the issue presented in the particular case. In other words: under this law, with these facts, this result.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1433
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2036
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Nouns Frequency: #1985
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